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. >>> the clock is ticking toward the midnight deadline. the frantic last minute efforts to keep the u.s. from going over the fiscal cliff. >>> plus how bay area transit agencies hope to make this a safe new years eve. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. it is monday december 31st i'm tori campbell in for pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather, traffic, steve is right there. you'll need a few minutes to warm up the car. >> for most. there is a couple inland definitely. some 40s near the city and around the bay. inland there is a lot of 30s and upper 20s. mostly sunny, partly cloudy. that system coming in will spin in higher clouds. upper 40s low 50s. here is tara. >> thanks steve. this is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza where you can see traffic moving nicely into san francisco. and this is a look at the san mateo bridge where you can see the same story. traffic on the right heading toward the foster city. opposite side toward hayward. let's head over to dave and tori. >>> now we are hearing from neighbors in san francisco. those that were awakened by an
hurting the u.s. economy. certainly the stock markets are feeling it as well. >>> time now 6:07. let's get everybody out the door. sal, what are they looking out? >> we're looking at commute that is moderately heavy getting heavier by the moment here on the friday. i want to show you live pictures from our live camera network. you can certainly see highway 4 is busier here. it's stop and go in antioch. there are no major problems on interstate 680 nearby. we have been checking with chp it looks like it's pretty good through there. also at the bay bridge toll plaza we do have a backup that is building yesterday about at this time they turned the metering lights on. today a little bit better. the metering lights are not on. that means fast track users are getting through with little or no delay. and if you are drying on the peninsula we've been watching that for you. traffic looks good on 101 and 280. let's go to steve. >>> sal, thank you. a very good morning. our system is arriving. it's arriving and falling apart. cloudy, mostly cloudy in the morning. maybe light rain. i doubt it. mostly c
the fiscal cliff. coming up the sign the lack of deal is already hurting the u.s. economy. >>> the contra costa -- they are in the fire chief and board members. we've posted the list of times on the hot topics page of ktvu.com. >>> people in the midwest open -- snow if flow -- and it could be that way for a few days. the deaths of more than a dozen people in several states are if if >>> the -- he was taken >>> a few hours later bart trains were held at the concord station because of a report with a man with a gun. the police activity did cause delays on the pittsburgh bay point line. those reports were not related to the earlier shooting and nothing was found. >>> the brawl that caused wide spread panic inside a mall caused -- no shots were actually fired but there was a brawl. police arrested three people. all the commotion led to a lock down and likely kept thousands of post christmas shoppers out of the mall. there is no estimate on how much money businesses lost. experts tell the sacramento bee it's likely a significant count. >>> the shortage is due top bad weather. a local crabber s
about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in gwen gay city. secretary of state hillary clinton ordered the report. it's said to be the most detailed explanation yet about the attack that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. congress will be briefed on wednesday. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton was expected to testify on thursday before congressional committees. but that was canceled after clinton suffered a concussion. the state department says clinton passed out and hit her head after being dehydrated from a stomach virus. >>> one person is in the hospital after a police standoff at a kansas home where a suspect accused of killing two police officers last night was believed to be hiding. swat teams fired shots and tear gas into a home in topeka. one person was hurt but authorities haven't confirmed if it's the suspected shooter. two police officers were shot and killed last night outside of a grocery store in topeka kansas while responding to word of a suspicious vehicle. >>> a threat against an elementary school in indiana was made before the
this morning, iran claims they just captured a u.s. drone plane. they showed an image of the scanned drone. eye rain why claims they captured it and they say no drones are missing. some have been missing in the past but none have gone down recently. >>> they are having a republican counteroffer for dealing with the fiscal cliff. we have fewer tax increases than the president wants, allison? >> reporter: pam, house republicans say this is their attempt to counterwhat they call the la la land offer from president barack obama. republicans want 1.2 pill caron dollars in spending -- trillion dollars in spending cuts and that's almost twice as much as what the president has proposed. they are not raising tax rates on the wealthy which the president has demanded. they are also proposing 200 billion in savings for changes by potentially lowering the costs in increasing eligibility standards. that could be a major sticking point for congressional democrats but the president needs more details but he does not like what republicans are offering. look at how house democratic national convention democrats
morning news. >>> developing news about afghanistan. ahmed wali karzai is criticizing the u.s. he blamed u.s. and nato forces for some of the insecurity in this country. he is angry that hundreds of after began prisoner -- afghan he is angry they have afghanistan prisoners which he said needs to be transferred to afghanistan authorities. >>> if they don't take action by the end of this month they will go over the fiscal cliff. coming up, we will have the jobs that could be lost if those automatic cuts take affect. >> former president clinton is here as part of a celebrity forum speaker series. he said hillary rodham clinton is in great shape and has unbelievable stamina but she needs rest before deciding what she does next. she will not be secretary of state for president barack obama's second term. >>> it happened at the bridge toll booth. they broke the stories and at least two toll takers have been on the loose for months now. they would announce more information today. residents in san mateo counties are being asked to cut back on water. it stirred upset men at -- up set -- sediment and
's family wants to move forward. >>> we're also waiting to hear from the u.s. supreme court. they will release a list of cases. the fate of same sex marriage here in california can depend on what is on that list. good morning, brian. >> reporter: good morning good morning, dave. it could be a historic day for proponents of proposition 8. we are expected to hear any moment now from the u.s. supreme court whether they will hear that case. that remains a big key. if they do decide to hear the case 245 means for at least for now prop 8 stands and gay marriage will remain not legal in california. if that is the case we are hearing it could be june until the ultimate ruling would be. the second one they will not hear the ruling at all. gay marriage in the state would be legal. the third scenario in this whole equation was something we saw on saturday the supreme court would postpone putting it on the docket list. of course this is a huge decision as we take back it out here live. of course if we hear anything further we will keep you updated. live in the castro district i'm brian
the u.s. thinks they are using launches like that to test missiles that could be used to hit the u.s. mainland but north korea said they are only using it to put a satellite into orbit. >>> he is undergoing tests and officials have not said why he is not seeking treatment consistent with his age. he spend years in prison for fighting apart tied. he became the first black president and has since retired from public life. >>> a former head of the international on carry fun. he accused dominic to us conn and today lawmakers will update a judge on the damage of hurricane sunday. the rebuilding costs are anywhere from 10 million to 20 million in various cities a long new jersey and new york and a lot of those towns are talking about whether to rebuild with wood or more durable materials. some of the locals say it is not a boardwalk without the woot but others say the wood is not strong enough. they are relieved to hear more than 500 workers walked off the job last month. they are providing a new four- year contract and it includes a cost of living pay raise for 2013 and 2014 and a $3,500
a respectful but potent issue. we have more times with the same message. >>> the u.s. base was the target of a suicide attack in afghanistan. a car bomb went off at the gates of camp chapman. the blast skilled a delivery guard and 6 children. the taliban is claiming responsibility. >>> more than 10 people people voted to support it but more than two-thirds voted not to have it but some say it passed too quickly. it protects some rights but underminds others. >>> now that voters have approved higher taxes for education, governor brown wants to overall the state funning and at least low income mine 40 district. crews in the north bay are looking into the cause of a midway water break. crews shut the water and closed traffic in the area and there is no word on what caused the break. >>> john mcafee is believed to be spending this christmas week in great britain. he is stating he was safe and has been hiding from authorities and he is wanted in the suspicious death of his neighbor. >>> and construction is the fastest growing industry according to the state development dent. meanwhile retail,
. u.s. forces celebrated the day together and they will hand over responsibility in 2014. >>> kimberly hazelwood left her home sunday night. her family said she seemed depressed. they found her clothing and property near where she went missing. a helicopter looked for her and she 5-foot 3, 160 pounds with long brown hair. >>> they have been rescued. rescuers went out with plans to camp and what they i don't know was the avalanche was dangerous. >> the trail did not exist, we had to make our trail. >> head to report they were lost. the group had very little food and no propane and all three are in good health this morning. >>> a new plan to improve angel island is in the works. they are trying to attract more visitors. the state department will collaborate to raise money for the projects. they will use it to create more welcome signs and better park features. >> a new place to take your family. 6:26 is the time. a horrible accident in oakland and the sig alert has been lifted, tara? >> the sig alert is clear and 280 in san jose, no delay the to report. it is 6:27 here is rosemary. >>> w
discipline for hillary clinton or anybody else. live in washington kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 news. >>> u.s. bank robbed in san leandro and police arrived just moments after he escaped. it happens tuesday evening just off east 14th street. a couple blocks from davis street. at about 4:00 in the afternoon a man in his 20s wearing a dark jacket and hooded sweatshirt walked into the bank handed the teller a note demanding money. >>> police need your help identifying a man suspected of robbing another u.s. bank about noon yesterday. this man seen in the surveillance video in an orange beanie and dark jacket demanded money from the teller. he did not show a weapon. suspect appears to be between 25-35 years old. and about 5'9"-6 feet tall. we are also learning about what led up to the shooting deaths of two teenage girls in oakland. the two suspects 18-year-old dee anita powell and antonio edwards were both arraigned in court. 15-year-old re kill and bobby were sitting with the suspects in a car before they were gunned down near brookdale park. the men had apparently gotten into an argument with
and is working to fix what went wrong. >>> u.s. retailers set a record for hiring holiday workers last month. 46 5,000 seasonal workers were hired in november and that's up 21% from last year and employees have more money to spend. >>> san jose police have a new crime fighting tool, how you can use it too. at bank of america, we're continuing to lend and invest in the people, businesses, and organizations that call the bay area home. whether it's helping a nonprofit provide safe, affordable housing within the city, supporting an organization that's helping kids find jobs and stay in school, or financing the expansion of a local company that's creating healthier workplaces, what's important to the people of the bay area is important to us. and we're proud to work with all those who are making our communities stronger. . >>> welcome back, 25 years to life, giselle esteban is accused of killing michelle le, the judge handed down the sentence yesterday saying she showed no remorse for her former best friend and she waived her right to speak in court. michelle le's family was at the hearing and they
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if they come here from the u.s. >>> google's new iphone apps are available and it comes three months after that and apple maps are causing the ceo to issue an apology. in contrast google said its new app is superior to its previous version on the iphone. >>> the california agency of the east bay span of the bay bridge canceled a public relations contract after terms of the deal were made public. coming up what the san francisco pr firm was paid to do and we will hear more about the sky-high price tag. >> sal, any troubled spots? >> i just got off the phone with bart central. very latest information as you know we had some earlier delays and she said, we have pretty -- we are pretty much back on time. she even said it with that inn tone nation. -- said that with that in her voice. so let's go and take a look at northbound 101 as you approach the 880 split, there are no major problems and traffic looks good. i actually like the people at bart central. they are very friendly and it's backed up to the mcarthur maze. no major delays, no major people on the bridge. i didn't mean to say that. wes
. >>> the bank does not have to pay restitution to customers after a u.s. appeals court overturned a ruling. an original ruling changed the order of debt card postings. wells fargo starting posting larger fees. the court did say the case should be retried. >>> they are on the verge of the biggest auto maker. they are expected to sell 9 million cars and that would put them ahead of general motors. the discorruption of the sales was caused by the synanthy do expect to sell at least 10 million next year. >>> a local scientist passed away while climbing a very popular volcano. >>> and you can wake up with ktvu every morning. get the morning's top stories sent straight to your smart phone, just text 70123. . >>> fears of a big have can't nickee description -- volcano eruptions began spewing hot ash and it is the country's tallest volcano and it did erupt last september. >>> a man died after climbing a volcano in ecuador. he apparently suffered a heart attack. that popular volcano has an elevation of 5900 feet. he was a global expert on teen sexual health. >>> here is more on the release of 1200
the tragic events inspired this u.s. marine to take action in his community... >> americans are getting fed up with the stalled negotiations about the fiscal cliff. a majority of taxpayers want one particular side to bulging. >> reporter: president barack obama and house speaker john boehner butted heads publicly and are at odds over who should pay more in taxes. more than half of taxpayers want republicans to give and 44% want democrats to give in negotiations. house speaker john boehner put his plan "b" at a vote and that would raise taxes for those making more than $1 million a year but president barack obama said he will veto it. he expects anybody making more than 400,000 a year should be taxed. tax increases will go into effect for everyone less than one week today. >> we are two weeks from the fiscal cliff and there is still time for us to come to an agreement and i hope that this time will be well used. >> and we are expecting an earful when the house meets in about 45 minutes and puts plan "b" to a vote sometime this afternoon. life in washington carla campbell ktvu channel 2 morni
. this is an association of chief executive officers of top u.s. companies. later in the day the president will address a conference of native american triable leaders. both groups are concerned about automatic tax hikes and spending cuts that will kick in on january 1st if congress does not act. >>> coming up at 6:15 the uphill battle facing this man republican house speaker john boehner within his own party. as he tries to negotiate a deal do avoid that fiscal cliff. >>> time now is 6:08. let's check in with tara. what are you keeping an eye on? >> in san francisco we have issues actually with some backup. spinout near hospital suffer on 101 southbound and there are several cars that are in the fast lane and definitely having an impact on traffic. right now let's take a look at our maps. we can show you where we have other accidents brewing here. 280 northbound. and then we have flooding in the two right hand lanes. so be aware of that. and then if we head over to the oakland care you can -- oakland area we have slowing through the richmond area. we also have this accident still being cleared here at
. >>> aing l will start -- apple will start making some of its products here in the u.s.. it will move one of the manufacturing operations from china for the production of an existing line of macs. it's still unclear where that assembly plant will be located. >>> clorox corporation has reached a deal with a san diego based investor to sell its headquarters. west corp properties has agreed to buy the 24 story building on broadway. terms of the deal has not been disclosed. however a 15 year lease back arrangement will allow clorox to keep its headquarters there in the building. >>> time now 6:21. new information about a berkeley bicyclist shot to death outside of a middle school. what her family thinks happen and how they are coping with her death. >>> a dramatic break down in nhl labor negotiations. what it could mean for businesses in san jose that are already hurting. -what's up? i'm chris. -and i'm erik. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-be
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